Certificate Transparency

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Tool and Usage

Google's Certificate Transparency project audits the way SSL/TLS certificates are used and its underlying cryptographic system.

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HTTPS connections use cryptographic functions to provide confidentiality and integrity. It can provide features like domain validation, end-to-end encryption, and a trust chain from certificate authorities down to the end-user. Any flaws can endanger these goals, like the impersonation of a system, man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, and website spoofing. This project helps to find flaws and improve the overall security of our internet.

Usage and audience

Certificate Transparency is commonly used for certificate management. Target users for this tool are general public and security professionals.

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Google


Support operating systems

Certificate Transparency is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, and macOS.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
License(s)Apache License 2.0
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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